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Nation 11 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Grateful for TARC education

Many MCA leaders are among the 100,000 graduates of Tuanku Abdul Rahman College, beneficiaries of the party's cause to make education more readily available and affordable to the community. FOONG PEK YEE spoke to three ex-Tarcians to see how the college had shaped their destiny and the fund-raising campaign they are involved in to help Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman and fulfil the Chinese community's 32-year dream.

Nation 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Languages to promote cultural ties

A total of 1,457 national primary schools have included Arabic Communications, Tamil or Chinese in their formal curriculum as I>Bahasa Tambahan/Iunder a new Education Ministry policy.

Education 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

It’s a mad, mad comic world

Luckily for 30-year-old Apoh , he did not have to go through a family feud to get to where he is now. Arguably the biggest selling local cartoonist, the designer turned comic artist ventured into the creative field quite by accident.

Education 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Reel life drama in directing

According to documentary director Anderson Engkiong, people have their stories of life, of struggle, of celebration, and of hope. The documentary is about giving voice to these stories by letting people tell their own stories, in their own words, in their own time.

Education 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Good case for reading law

A good lawyer has good persuasive skills and the ability to think on his feet. A good memory helps, and the energy to rush from one court to another.

Education 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Find your groove in dance

How did someone who completed a degree in Mathematics end up as the head of dance at the National Arts Academy? Joseph Gonzales believes the dance career chose him! Although there was not much awareness in the country in the early 1980s of the possibilities of dance as a career, Gonzales says major influences were movies like I>Fame/Iand I>Flashdance/Iand watching the performances of dance companies that visited Malaysia, such as the Australian Dance Theatre's Ghost Dances.

Education 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eat your way to good health

You are what you eat, and no one knows this better than dietitians and nutritionists. Deciding which of these two healthcare professionals to see depends on your state of health.

Nation 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Progress in education reflects Dr M’s vision’

Malaysia's development and its impressive progress in higher education reflects the Prime Minister's determination to promote knowledge and to have knowledgeable people, MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik said.

Nation 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tabs on traditional drug ads

The Information Ministry will monitor misleading advertisements on traditional drugs for slimming and specific ailments in the media, particularly those over TV and radio.

AseanPlus News 15 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Net boost for Uncle Red Bean

B>TAIPEI:/BWhen word began spreading on the Internet that an 82-year-old Taiwanese man had to sell red beans by the roadside because his five children wouldn#8217;t care for him, customers began flocking to his tiny stand.